Be a part of our power building movement and apply to be an ESP Union Summer organizer today!

Work period: Monday, June 17 through Friday, August 9
Application deadline: Friday, May 10, 2024
Interviews: May 20 – May 24

Join MSEA’s Union Summer program for ESP member organizers whereyou’llbuild union membership and local union participation around the MSEA ESP Bill of Rights. These are paid 8-week positions at 20-hours per week, $25.00 per hour, June 17–August 9.

MSEA’s Union Summer will train and support ESP member organizers to recruit and engage potential members across the state in a regional capacity by using the one-on-one organizing model and the MSEA ESP Bill of Rights. Our program will also provide regular coaching by experienced union organizers as well as scholarships to attend the MSEA Summer Leadership Conference and the NEA Zone 1 Organizing Institute.

Applicants should be passionate about racial, social, and economic justice, detail-oriented, committed to the labor movement, and willing to have conversations about the importance of union membership and participation with potential ESP members from diverse backgrounds. No prior union experience is necessary.

ESP member organizers will learn how to:

To be eligible for the 2024 ESP Union Summer organizing program you must be an ESP member of your local, state, and national union. Women, people of color, and people who are LGBTQIA are all encouraged to apply. People who participate in this program may be considered for future organizer employment opportunities where needed.